Prelude Residential

An Ashton Woods Company

Prelude Residential provides investment opportunities and, through its Ashton Woods affiliated companies, construction and development services specifically tailored to the single family rental industry. Whether you wish to quickly expand your existing portfolio of units or develop SFR communities, Prelude Residential has the expertise and resources to deliver. Founded on and together with the history, experience and infrastructure of Ashton Woods and Starlight Homes, Prelude Residential has the products, process and people to bring your project to life.


Prelude Residential is an Ashton Woods company, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders. Ashton Woods has been blazing new trails in homebuilding for over 30 years and was an early entrant in the SFR industry, expanding from one-off inventory transactions in 2017 to the formation of Prelude Residential in 2020, a stand-alone business unit focused solely on SFR transactions.


As a private company, Prelude Residential has the ability to adapt to every partner's needs. Flexible deal structures make it realistic to accomplish your objectives in a way that is customized to your business-both financially and operationally.

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Prelude Residential is ready to partner with you to source projects, develop land and build homes—delivering a proven product designed to meet current demand. As a Prelude Residential partner, you’ll get access to Ashton Woods' market scale and dedicated purchasing teams, resulting in an extremely competitive cost structure.


Prelude Residential leverages the award-winning products pioneered by Ashton Woods and Starlight Homes, so that the homes built for you are strategically aligned with the needs and wants of today’s renters.

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*Prelude Residential is backed by the resources of Ashton Woods.  Statistics above are in relation to Ashton Woods and all of its subsidiaries.